Describing immediate family
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Describing immediate family

Clip from The Family

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Viewers are introduced to a typical Australian-Italian immediate family.

Viewers are introduced to a typical Australian-Italian immediate family.

Juliet takes poison as part of priest's plan
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Juliet takes poison as part of priest's plan

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

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Juliet demands Fr Lawrence advise her how to prevent the wedding, threatening to kill herself. The priest offers a whisper of a plan, promising to send word of their plot to ...

Juliet demands Fr Lawrence advise her how to prevent the wedding, threatening to kill herself. The priest offers a whisper of a plan, promising to send word of their plot to Romeo. Juliet is given a poison to simulate death. Unfortunately, Romeo is away when delivery of the letter is attempted. At home, Juliet questions her fate and says goodbye to Gloria. The poison works and Fr Lawrence collects her body for the funeral.

Friar Laurence's plan
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Friar Laurence's plan

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

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In an attempt to dissuade Juliet from harming herself, Friar Laurence outlines a plan to fake her death so she might avoid a wedding she doesn't want and be free to run away ...

In an attempt to dissuade Juliet from harming herself, Friar Laurence outlines a plan to fake her death so she might avoid a wedding she doesn't want and be free to run away with Romeo.

Romeo and Juliet speak and kiss
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Romeo and Juliet speak and kiss

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

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Speaking for the first time, Romeo leads Juliet away from the dance floor and, after a sonnet likening his lips to a pilgrim at a shrine, the would-be lovers kiss.

Speaking for the first time, Romeo leads Juliet away from the dance floor and, after a sonnet likening his lips to a pilgrim at a shrine, the would-be lovers kiss.

Romeo spots Juliet for the first time
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Romeo spots Juliet for the first time

Clip from Romeo + Juliet

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Tybalt sees that Romeo has gatecrashed a Capulet costume party and threatens to kill him, as Romeo spots Juliet dancing with her fiance yet falls in love at first sight (as ...

Tybalt sees that Romeo has gatecrashed a Capulet costume party and threatens to kill him, as Romeo spots Juliet dancing with her fiance yet falls in love at first sight (as Des'ree performs 'Kissing You').

Romeo and Juliet prologue, act 1, scene 1
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Romeo and Juliet prologue, act 1, scene 1

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In the prologue to act 1, the speaker introduces the conflict between the Capulets and Montagues, before a tense confrontation between the rival families in scene 1.

In the prologue to act 1, the speaker introduces the conflict between the Capulets and Montagues, before a tense confrontation between the rival families in scene 1.

The idea of ego and the hollowness of the upper class.
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The idea of ego and the hollowness of the upper class.

Clip from The Great Gatsby

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Central to the Great Gatsby is the idea of ego. This scene highlights the idea that the newly rich of the era, such as Gatsby, are portrayed as ostentatious, and lacking in ...

Central to the Great Gatsby is the idea of ego. This scene highlights the idea that the newly rich of the era, such as Gatsby, are portrayed as ostentatious, and lacking in social graces and taste

Decadence and materialism
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Decadence and materialism

Clip from The Great Gatsby

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Gatsby's parties illustrate the theme of decadent excess and importance of materialism symbolising 1920s era in America.

Gatsby's parties illustrate the theme of decadent excess and importance of materialism symbolising 1920s era in America.

A trip to the beach
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A trip to the beach

Clip from Why Don't You Speak English?

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A Chinese immigrant in England goes for a trip to the beach as an opportunity to learn more English.

A Chinese immigrant in England goes for a trip to the beach as an opportunity to learn more English.

Jewish observance in Schindler's List
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Jewish observance in Schindler's List

Clip from Schindler's List

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In one of the few colour scenes seen in Schindler's List, the film opens on a Jewish family's regular religious observance.

In one of the few colour scenes seen in Schindler's List, the film opens on a Jewish family's regular religious observance.

Victor is impatient in his quest for life
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Victor is impatient in his quest for life

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of ...

Victor's desire for eternal life is driven by the insatiable trauma of loss, blinding him from reason. Henry Clerval is resistant to Victor's wild theories and warns him of the dangers his actions will create. Back home, Elizabeth struggles with Victor's absence in letter and person. In Ingolstadt, Victor begins sourcing "raw materials" to rebuild new life. Discovering the correct combination of elements while experimenting on a frog, his impatience causes him to miss a foreboding consequence.

Victor finds a brief ally in Waldman
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Victor finds a brief ally in Waldman

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without ...

Victor argues with his professor. After class, the shadowy figure, Professor Waldman, accosts Victor, demanding he explains himself. After Victor speaks of a future without death, Waldman introduces him to astounding new Chinese techniques and experiments. Victor proves himself a worthy partner. Back home, Elizabeth writes to Victor, beckoning a response, but Victor is becoming dangerously obsessed with life and death. Later, the doctors attempt to vaccinate the town against cholera. Unfamiliar

Frankenstein is abandoned, again
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Frankenstein is abandoned, again

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The quarantine is lifted, Victor prepares to return home and marry Elizabeth. Victor asks Henry to return home with them and work in his doctor's practice, but when Henry says ...

The quarantine is lifted, Victor prepares to return home and marry Elizabeth. Victor asks Henry to return home with them and work in his doctor's practice, but when Henry says yes he is reminded of his journal outlining the experiments. At the home Frankenstein has used for shelter, the landlord assaults the kindly grandfather for not paying rent. Frankenstein defends the old man and is welcome into the home. Blind, the grandfather takes Frankenstein at his deeds. The old man's son, worried, rus

Captain Walton learns from Victor's obsession
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Captain Walton learns from Victor's obsession

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Captain Walton tells his ice locked crew of Victor's unbelievable story. Inside the ship, the crew discovers a weeping Frankenstein. Frankenstein and the crew hold a ceremony ...

Captain Walton tells his ice locked crew of Victor's unbelievable story. Inside the ship, the crew discovers a weeping Frankenstein. Frankenstein and the crew hold a ceremony for Victor's death. When the ice begins to break, everyone rushes toward to ship and Captain Walton beckons Frankenstein. Frankenstein chooses to remain with Victor. Captain Walton learns to act with compassion.

Loss defines Victor's obsession
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Loss defines Victor's obsession

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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An aristocratic young Victor Frankenstein dances with his mother. Elizabeth is brought to meet her new family. Years later, Frankenstein sits in a dimly lit study reading ...

An aristocratic young Victor Frankenstein dances with his mother. Elizabeth is brought to meet her new family. Years later, Frankenstein sits in a dimly lit study reading medical books. His mother Caroline tells him to enjoy life. Victor and Elizabeth dance in the large ballroom. When Caroline faints, his father Baron Alphonse and the attendants are thrust into chaos. A strike of lightening foreshadows Caroline's complicated birth, and she dies. Victor is heartbroken, setting in motion his obses

Victor leaves for Ingolstadt
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Victor leaves for Ingolstadt

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Victory, Elizabeth and their friend fly kites on a mountaintop. When an unusual cloud passes overhead, Victor set up one of his inventions, and they all received small ...

Victory, Elizabeth and their friend fly kites on a mountaintop. When an unusual cloud passes overhead, Victor set up one of his inventions, and they all received small electric charges. That evening Victory and Elizabeth share a kiss and decide to wed. Victor leaves for Ingolstadt, where he rents a large gothic attic, with an apex roof. Much of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein relies on architecture to portray the direction of the story, from looming staircases to dimly lit studies and gothic laborat

Victor loses grip on reality
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Victor loses grip on reality

Clip from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

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Frankenstein kills Elizabeth, sending Victor into madness. Victor returns Elizabeth's body to the laboratory and attempts to restore her using Justine's intact body. The ...

Frankenstein kills Elizabeth, sending Victor into madness. Victor returns Elizabeth's body to the laboratory and attempts to restore her using Justine's intact body. The gothic staircase is a reoccurring image of Victor's descent into a dangerous relationship to life and death.